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headquarters in new york. thanks for joining us. i'm anne-marie green. pope francis will make history as he addresses both houses of congress and the first pope to do so. last night he returned in washington following an eventful day. it was a long day that included a canonization mass in front of 25,000 people and an oval office meeting with the president. weijia jiang is in washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you to everybody. lawmakers have pledged to put their political and religious differences aside from the day and already what we have heard already from pope francis is any indication, he won't be afraid to weigh in on tough issues even before a tough crowd. pope francis will take his message to a divided capitol hill today. in the first-ever papal address before a joint meeting of congress.
>> i hope the often words of encouragement to guide the nations in the future. >> reporter: while the vatican has kept a tight lid on what he will say, the holy father is expected to talk about immigration, a hot button issue he urged bishops to fight for during his first full day in washington, d.c. 5-year-old sophie cruz handed a letter to pope francis wednesday hoping francis delivers her plea to lawmakers today. >> our immigration my dad in this country. [ inaudible ]. >> reporter: on wince, francis made an visit to the little sisters of the poor. a religious order that is suing the federal government over the birth control mandate in president obama's affordable care act. >> climate change is a problem. >> reporter: it's likely he'll also bring up climate change, another controversial issue. democratic senator patrick leahy says francis is the perfect pope to address congress.
>> whether you're catholic, noncatholic, believers, nonbelievers, he reaches out to everybody and he makes it very clear that if you believe in humanity, then have you to believe in all humanity. >> reporter: but one republican representative of arizona says he plans to boycott the pope's speech because the pope is expected to talk about climate change. gosher who is catholic says the pope is behaving and acting like a leftist politician. >> weijia jiang, thank you. while the vatican describes his visit as pastoral, francis has a political agenda as well. don champion continues our coverage in washington. good morning, don. >> reporter: good morning. speaking to lawmakers here today the pope is likely to expand his messages on climate change, immigration, and poverty. they are issues that are close to his heart but subjects of intense debate here. in fact, yesterday, the pope was
subtle point on immigration. >> i am happy to be a guest in this country. >> reporter: after he left the white house, it was 5-year-old sophie cruz, the daughter of illegal immigration who brought the issue to the pope. >> i saw the pope. >> reporter: what did you give him? >> a letter. >> reporter: her trip was sponsored by an advocacy group. she traveled to washington with her father to deliver a handwritten letter asking francis to urge congress to help all immigrant children. >> i believe i have the right to live with my parents. i have the right to be happy. >> reporter: the pope is also expected to continue his conversation on climate change. >> climate change is a problem.
>> reporter: he'll be speaking to a congress where republicans have resisted climate change legislation. >> there is no one who wants the earth to turn into a trashy. >> reporter: but it will be hard for members on either side of the debate to use the pope's message for a political advantage. >> yes, the pope talks about climate change and immigration and caring for the poor in language that often sounds like it would fit with the democratic party, but, at the same time, this is a very strongly pro life group as well. >> reporter: now there is one subject the pope will not be bringing up here on capitol hill today. francis said he would not be talking about the cuban embargo today. juniper serra was canonized yesterday.
spread of disease that wiped out an entire indigenous populations. the pope arrives in new york city today. his first stop is the newly refurbished st. patrick's cathedral. >> reporter: a massive expert. 6,000 police officers will object duty on top of the secret service and the pope's own swiss guard. but this is a pope that doesn't like to be pinned in as we have seen. francis prefers to mingle and that makes guarding him even tougher. so as he moves across the city streets, they will be closed down and they have already shut down traffic near st. patrick's cathedral and a large fence has been put up around the cathedral. >> on friday, i'll just avoid the park.
>> it's going to be really difficult for people that drive or commute to work for driving, so it's going to be really, really -- really hard time. >> reporter: that 80,000 people will be in central park to see the pope and on friday, he addresses the united nations general assembly for what will be a speakcial day in two days. >> brook silva-braga in new york, thank you very much. cbs news will air a special report on the pope's address to congress beginning at 9:00 a.m. eastern. vice president joe biden nearly doubled his support in a new presidential poll. the fox news poll shows hillary clinton topping the field with 44% of the vote and senator bernie sanders is at 30% but biden has jumped to 18% even though he has not yet a candidate.
trump hat support of 26% of respondents. ben carson is second with 18%. carly fiorina and senator marco rubio both have 9%. donald trump's feud with fox news is deepening. trump spoke at a conference yesterday at the south carolina african-american chamber of commerce. the business mogul said he would no longer appear on fox news because they had not treated him fairly and trump accuses hillary clinton of starting the so-called birther controversy over where president obama was born. >> hillary is a birther! by the way, don't switch your votes to hillary, please. but hillary is the one that started it! check it out. 2008. >> clinton called it ludicrous. ben carson campaigned on wednesday. he says they don't get to change who we are.
carson says he wants to make sure americans preserve the united states as a land of opportunity. the number of government fingerprints compromised in a data breach is believed to have gone up. government officials say as many as 5.6 million fingerprint images were stolen, that's up from the previous estimate of 1.1 million. the government blames china for the data breach. it could help that country identify u.s. spies abroad. fiber security will be among the topics that president obama discusses tonight with the president of china. president xi jinping leaves washington state today for the nation's capital. yesterday, he toured boeing and microsoft. the two presidents will have a private dinner and also discuss intellectual property and human rights. coming up on "the morning news." sharing the road. we will show you how drivers were surprised to see a plane seamlessly crossing through a busy california interaction.
are you kidding me? >> one driver was very surprised when a small plane casual cruised through an intersection near john wayne airport in irvine, california, during an emergency landing. this just released video came from the driver who had his dash cam recording as the piper cher a kek briefly passed through. the plane safely landed on the road last week after its engine cut out. more fallout from volkswagen pollution test scandal and microsoft offers another challenge for apple. jill wagner has more in this morning's cbs news "moneywatch." volkswagen is expected to meet tomorrow to expect in a new ceo. the ceo resigned from his
after volkswagen admitted it rigged diesel cars to pass emissions test. he said he didn't know about the scandal but took full responsibility. the dow lost 50 points on wednesday. the s&p fell 4. the nasdaq lost four points. microsoft is planning to sell new smartphones. the new windows powered devices will be premium priced phone and reportedly be sold for ruffle the same price as the iphone 6s and 6s plus. the microsoft may introduce the phones at a new event next month. anheuser-busch has acquired the largest craft brewer in los angeles county. it was formed in 2011 and expects to sell 45,000 barrels of beer this year. anheuser-busch has spent millions of dollars buying up
and super heroes are able to get copyright protection. the ninth u.s. circuit court of appeals ruled in a lawsuit against the company that produced replicas of the bat mobile. the company made $200,000 by selling them. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. amy schumer has already tackled television and movies. coming up on "the morning news," we will show you how her latest book venture is bringing in big bucks. plus the high school football team technicaling ingtackling a game official learn their fate. used daily, kerydin drops may kill the fungus at the site of infection and get to the root of your toe tucking. kerydin may cause irritation at the treated site.
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the morning newsstand. according to the buffalo news a bad containing rape kit evidence in the evidence turned up at the home of the mother of kane's accuser. they say it calls into question all of the physical evidence in the case. he says whoever left the bag may have been trying to alert lawyers that the case is not being handled properly by investigators. the san antonio news express says two high school football players seen tackling a referee will spend 75 days in an alternative school. the players blindsided the this month. their school in january. assistant coach admitted telling attack. coach mack breed is currently on administrative leave. "the washington post" reports the nfl is the first pro sports league to have permission from the faa to use drones. the league will be able to use drones to shoot video of practices, but not of actual
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country at steinbrenner field in tampa where the yankees told spring training, flowers stand next to the number 8 on the backdrop of pinstripes to commemorate the 15-time all-star. berra's former team honored the late catcher while playing the blue jays in toronto. the yankees lineup card featured an illustration of berra's face and a jersey with his number on the sleeve hung in the dugout. the blue jays won the game 4-0. in texas a high school football player scored an extra point with a little help from a ref. a kick by louis lorenda of lee high school was a little low but there was enough power behind it to ricochet off of referee's head and go through the goalpost. the point counted. the team went on to win the game 35-16. a reminder to stay with cbs to see the giants take on the redskins tonight on "thursday night football." kickoff is at 8:25. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning,"
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pope francis will meet congress today after a busy first full day in the u.s. he elevated a missionary to st. hood wednesday in the first canonization ever in america. he also met with 2,000 men' women studying to be priests and nuns. pope francis talked privately are president obama and called for immediate action on climate change. the pope arrives in "the new york times" later this evening, tomorrow after speaking at the u.n. and holding a service at
the holy father will visit a 120-year-old catholic church in harlem. kenneth craig stopped by early to see how everyone is getting ready. >> reporter: this 9-year-old girl's eyes lit up when she described the moment she found out she was meeting the pope. >> i was jumping up and down on my bed and my stomach started getting mushy and i couldn't speak but i was still happy. >> reporter: she was picked in her catholic school among others who will have a chance during france francis' historic visit. >> yes, yes, i'm going to meet the pope! it's just amazing. >> reporter: the children were challenged to follow the pope's foot steps with projects showing how they can help recycle and save the environment. >> my project is about using things that people would throw away. >> reporter: our lady queen of angel serves an economically struggling most immigrant community in east harlem and its
>> he is sending a message that everyone is important. >> reporter: and these children have their own message for the pope. >> i would tell him to remember the moment that he had and to always be -- to always be, like, happy. >> reporter: kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we are live at the capitol where pope francis is set to talk to a joint meeting at congress this morning. plus anne hathaway comes to studio 57 to talk about her movie intern. jim nantz has a preview of "thursday night football." "thursday night football." that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. i'm anne-marie green. we will leave you with a
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